On Sunday May 25, 2014, the annual Soundset Festival took place at Minneapolis’ Canterbury Park. The event featured an eclectic blend of hip-hop performances such as sets from Atmosphere, Wiz Khalifa, Nas, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper, EarWolf (Tyler, the Creator & Earl Sweatshirt), Cypress Hill, Roc Marciano, Flatbush Zombies, Shad, Snow the Product & more. Click through this slideshow to check out exclusive photos from this year’s event. All photos by Crave Club.
It isn’t farfetched to infer that California native and producer extraordinaire Flying Lotus was inspired by Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator and Kid Koala’s ahead-of-its-time underground opus Deltron 3030. Now DJ Skarface has stepped to the forefront to reinterpret the classic album by mashing it up with various album cuts, demos and remixed from FlyLo. Read More
“I Mean It” is a cut from G-Eazy’s forthcoming major label debut, These Things Happen. Featured vocalist, Remo, channels his inner Future on the hook while G takes on verses in which he brags about his wealth and your lack thereof. These Things Happen is set to hit retailers on June 23rd.
West Coast spitter Blu returns with the latest leak from his forthcoming double album, Good To Be Home, which is already a shoe-in contender for album cover of the year (yes, I know that it’s only May). The production on “The Return” crackles like a vintage 45 and is the perfect foreground for Blu to wax poetics on top of. Good To Be Home drops next Tuesday.
So this is actually happening…Waka Flocka is spearheading the EDM-meets-Hip-Hop movement as exemplified by the “Rage The Night Away” video. The track will be featured on Steve Aoki’s forthcoming album Neon Future.
Sugar Factory Films takes it back to 2001 by unveiling the previously unreleased video for “Y’all Been Warned” from the Clan’s album Iron Flag. While not a spectacular video itself, it’s great that this visual has seen the light of day as I’m a big fan of the immensely underrated Iron Flag. Read More
Here’s some new heat from the rising Philadelphia spitter, Matt Ford. On “Smoking Portrait,” the Young OG slows it down to drop some introspective bars over an instrumental produced by Evil Needle. Read More
New Jersey meets New York on the latest joint from Kush Kelz featuring the Brooklyn hustler, Troy Ave. According to the two, they are taking over everything in 2014. Hit the jump for the track.
On Thursday December 19, 2013, Marz Lovejoy held a Holiday Party at 205 Chrystie Street in Manhattan. The event was also held to celebrate the release of her new single and music video, “Discouraged.” DJ Brooklyn Dawn and WcKids held it down on the turntables, while Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, Sammy Adams, and Tennille were among those in attendance. Click through this slideshow to see exclusive photos from that night’s events. All photos by Lucas Farrar / Far Fetched Future. Copyright 2013 Triumph Media Holdings, Inc.
Marz Lovejoy released a new single and equally dope video today called “Discouraged.” The track was produced by Grammy Award winner Om’Mas Keith and newcomer Mike Swoop, while the video was shot and directed by GRVTY.